High Achievers for 2011
13 January 2012
The results of the Tasmanian Year 12, 2011 students' Australian Tertiary Admissions Ranks (ATARs) were released just before Christmas and Fahan School students were among those ranked as achieving exceptionally high results.
Japanese Classes enjoy lunch at Kawasemi Tea House
08 December 2011
On Thursday 1st December students from the Year 9 and 10 Japanese classes enjoyed a wonderful Obento style Japanese lunch at Kawasemi Tea House. We were joined by our Japanese assistant teachers Noe and Yuki. Noe looked very elegant in her kimono.
07 December 2011
On Wednesday 30th November the Year Five and Six students delivered an entertaining performance of the much-anticipated play Pirate Queen.
Making History Fun at Fahan
09 November 2011
Premier Lara Giddings presented students from across the State with the National History Awards at the National History Challenge held in Hobart last week.
Cocktails and High Tea for Alumni
12 October 2011
The 2011 Fahan Alumni Reunion Weekend was held this year on October 7 and 8 and was a great success with a number of Alumni returning to the School to participate in a range of reunion activities that spanned across two memorable days.
Sporty Start to Reunion Events
12 October 2011
The 2011 Reunion Events kicked off to an exciting start with the Alumni v Students Hockey and Netball matches on Friday October 7. The lunchtime bell saw the games begin with the Alumni and Student teams battling it out to a tight finish.
Fahan Sets New Records at the SSATIS Athletics Carnival
11 October 2011
This week has seen some great sporting successes for the Fahan School Senior Athletics Team who competed in the Southern SATIS Athletics Carnival at the Domain.
Bugz the 2011 Octagon Musical
11 August 2011
Bugz, the Octagon musical starring Kinder to Year 2 students and featuring performances from other Junior School classes, delighted audiences a tale about the importance of not judging others by appearance and remembering to make everyone feel included.
Bugz - A Tale of Acceptance
09 August 2011
Bugz, the 2011 Octagon musical starring Kinder to Year 2 students and featuring performances from other Junior School classes, delighted audiences with its tale of not judging others by appearance and remembering to make everyone feel included.
Fahan's Pride of Australia Finalist
05 August 2011
Year 9 Fahan student, Jordan McGinty, has been short listed as one of the final three nominees for the 2011 Pride of Australia Awards, in the Young Leader category.
A 'Beary' Special Visitor
25 July 2011
During Term Two’s Big Sister, Little Sister sausage sizzle and colouring-in activity hour, a very special visitor stopped by to meet the Fahan families and pose for some photographs.
World Challenge 2011 - Vietnam
13 July 2011
On May 22, six Fahan students, Fahan’s Outdoor Education Coordinator, Gary Gooley, and World Challenge Team Leader, Georgie Cain, undertook a life-changing trip to Vietnam to learn valuable life skills and expand their minds outside of the clas
A Life Changing Challenge in Vietnam
12 July 2011
On May 22, six Fahan students, Fahan’s Outdoor Education Coordinator, Gary Gooley, and World Challenge Team Leader, Georgie Cain, undertook a month long trip to Vietnam to learn valuable life skills and expand their minds outside of the classroom.
Inspirational Travers Morphett Lecture
05 July 2011
Writer, producer, director and Fahan Alumna, Posie Graeme-Evans, returned to Fahan School to present the 2011 Travers Morphett Lecture, which showcases Fahan women who are experts in their field, on Monday 4 July.
Taiko Fever at Fahan
29 June 2011
Performance art troupe Taiko Drum, which has got through to the semi-finals of Australia’s Got Talent, performed at Fahan today to help students raise money to donate to a school community that has been devastated by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
Students Escape the Cold and Conserve the Future
27 June 2011
Instead of spending the school holidays hibernating, a group of Year 12 students from Fahan School and their Biology teacher escaped the cold and spent a week on Queensland’s tropical Brampton Island taking part in a conservation project run by Wild Mob.
House Music 2011
23 May 2011
After several weeks of preparation, the 2011 House Music competition was held on Monday 23 May and was a huge success with Freycinet winning the choral performance and Fenton the ensemble.
Pockets of Excellence
19 May 2011
Vanessa Goodwin, Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for Corrections, visited Fahan as the guest speaker at the Principal's Assembly on Tuesday 10 May where she also presented Pockets of Excellence to four Year 12 students.